The Vatican signed a landmark agreement with China on Saturday on the process for appointing...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 14, 2011
The official Chinese Catholic church has ordained another bishop in defiance of the Vatican, the third such ordination in the past year. Eight bishops who are loyal to the Vatican attended the public ceremony under police...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 4, 2011
The Vatican has again rejected the ordination of a Chinese Bishop as illegitimate. From the Vancouver Sun: Paul Lei Shiyin was ordained as bishop on June 29, in a move the Holy See said was divisive and looked set to dampen...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 24, 2010
Last Saturday, the government-backed Patriotic Chinese Catholic Association ordained a bishop without the consent of the Vatican, and today Pope Benedict XVI responded. From AP: Pope Benedict XVI learned of the ordination of...
by Liu Yong | Dec 4, 2007
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by Michael Zhao | May 14, 2006
From Times Online (link): CHINA threw down a fresh challenge to the Vatican yesterday by installing a third bishop in its state-approved Catholic church in defiance of Rome. Zhan
by Michael Zhao | May 13, 2006
by Mo Ming | May 4, 2006
From Reuters via the Financial Times (link) Pope Benedict said on Thursday China’s appointment of two Catholic bishops without his blessing was a “grave violation of religious freedom” as a standoff with...
by Sophie Beach | May 4, 2006
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